LATHROP - It was tough to determine what was brighter - the twinkle in 4-year-old Carlos Jimenez' eyes or the snow piled 18 inches deep on Mt. Dell'Osso.
Toss aside the Wii. Forget Space Mountain. This is the real deal, well except for the snow. It's manmade.
Four hundred Manteca residents joined the ranks of the unemployed in October as the jobless rate inched back toward a post Depression high of 14.4 percent set in March.
Randy Sprinkle knew that he had a lot to be thankful for.
LATHROP - Former Lathrop vice mayor and incumbent councilman Donny S. Dhaliwal has been tapped to be the guest speaker at the 77th annual dinner-dance fiesta of the United Bacarreneos of America. The event will take place tonight at Valverde Park's Community Center on Fifth Street in the Historic Lathrop district. Social hour will start at 6 o'clock followed by a Filipino-style dinner at 7 o'clock. Tickets to the dinner-dance are $25 per person and may be purchased at the door.
Black smoke coming from a detached shed behind an abandoned home in the 100 block of Oak Street could be seen two miles away on the north side of Manteca.
The gang awareness seminar held Thursday night at the Fellowship Baptist Church hit close to home for Jacqueline McFadden.
Cornerstone Church's Helping Hands is looking for more volunteer hands to assist in the distribution of 200 Thanksgiving food boxes to area families this weekend.
They've reached the crescendo.
The Sequoia Heights Baptist Church group's play "Baggage Claim: A Modern Day Parable" opened Thursday and is being staged again tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the church located at Union Road and Wawona Street. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased either at the door or in advance by calling 823-2089. All proceeds generated will help fund the youth's trip to the annual State Conference.
Where can you get a year's worth of karate lessons, play in flag football and basketball leagues, have a safe place to hang out after school until as late as 8 p.m. with friends, play and do your homework for just $24 a year?
Turkeys – lots of turkeys – headed for Thanksgiving tables were delivered to the Second Harvest Food Bank warehouse in Manteca's Industrial Park Wednesday morning by a Foster Farms' 18-wheeler.
Sal Lopez might just be one of the most popular people in Manteca.
It's an All American story of a hardworking husband and wife, who loved each other, loved their families, loved their workers, and loved their community.
It was only four years ago that Michelle Robinson braved the microphone herself as a Manteca Idol contestant before eventually falling short of the title.
The historic two-room San Joaquin School, built on South Austin Road in 1915, is now the home of the Brad and Tricia Hickman family.
YOSEMITE (AP) - Visitors to Yosemite National Park will no longer be allowed to leave their cars on the roadside while stopping at the Tuolumne River to explore nearby meadows and admire surrounding mountain peaks, under a plan released Thursday.
Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) is once again offering the Service Challenge Scholarship.
What started out as a few like-minded souls sharing their collective worldview in a public setting back in January turned into a massive community gathering that left people on both sides of the aisle trading barbs and crying foul.
Nursing students at Doctors Hospital are pledging to stay together after graduation for a week to help open an orphanage in a small village in Ghana.
Manteca is setting the stage for a possible future business park on city-owned land at the wastewater treatment plant.
Water starts flowing in South San Joaquin Irrigation District canals Monday as the region's farmers face the bleakest drought year since 1924 when nearly half of the county's farms faced foreclosure due to a lack of water.
LATHROP – Non-profit and community groups that feel that they qualify for the community development block grant money that the City of Lathrop takes in submit proposals outlining why they deserve the money – more often than not for thousands of dollars above what is actually available.
Robin Taberna is gearing up for Saturday's Golden State Karate Association-sponsored Martial Arts Open.
The Comet has returned.
Stewart Tract in 1988 was the last place anyone except the principals of Somerston Group thought could be transformed into a cutting edge, planned community with 11,000 homes.
Chuck and Teri Palmer will celebrate the birthday of their slain son by sending gifts overseas.
Adria Afferino of The Greenery Nursery will be the featured speaker at the Monday, March 17, meeting of the Manteca Garden Club. She will be speaking on growing, harvesting, and preserving herbs.
40 years ago
If you live in Manteca and own a pit bull breed you either have to get it fixed, qualify as a legitimate breeder through a set of tight rules, or risk becoming a criminal and having the dog destroyed.